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In an experiment to get obese people to lose weight and get fit, doctors in Wales are prescribing bikes. Cycling exercise has been shown to increase cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of cancer. However, the LBC (Lazy Bastards Club) has mounted a challenge based on EU equality law demanding the NHS also prescribe them […]Tell me more...!
The inevitable catastrophe of climate change has been compounded by a UN report revealing that humans are killing over one million animal and plant species. That’s over a quarter of life on the planet, excluding humans, of course, and the inhabitants of America. The world population has doubled since 1970, due to low-quality condoms, child […]Tell me more...!
New warning signs are to be posted around dangerous cliffs such as the Birling Gap chalk cliffs on the south coast telling people if they are stupid enough to ignore the warnings, they are on their own. The chalk cliffs are extremely unstable and can crumble and crash into the sea at any time. Existing […]Tell me more...!
The influx of tourist to Wales’ mountains has revealed severe problems for visitors. There is a shortage of parking, toilets, refreshment facilities, and too many locals are speaking in a Welsh accent. The popularity of beauty spots such as Snowdon and Pen y Fan is because they are beauty spots. And mountains. At 1085m Snowdon […]Tell me more...!
Feature by guest reporter J R Eldridge I recently had the privilege of interviewing one of the most famous figures in history, Yahweh, the God of the Israelites. This interview was unlike any other I have taken part in; rather than sitting in a comfortable office opposite the interviewee, I had to climb to the […]Tell me more...!
Huawei has developed a new fitness tracker that over-reports activity levels and calories used, and stores the data on a srver in China. The new Huawei WatchNot 2 is aimed at obese and lazy people or, as the advertising puts it, “those with an excessive lifestyle”. It’s for anyone who desperately wants to lose weight […]Tell me more...!
A new medical procedure called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) boosts brain functions and mental ability. It applies a small burst of electricity to specific brain centres. It was developed to help patients with sub-optimal brain functions due to illness. However, it has also been found to “rejuvenate” ailing brain functions. In a controlled experiment […]Tell me more...!
Sinking under a barge of consumer complaints plus pressure from subsidised TV channels such as the BBC, the Advertising Watchdog has ruled that adverts that do not “tell the truth” will be banned from next month. The new ruling covers hyperbole, exaggerated claims, misleading information and lies. The food industry is expected to be hit […]Tell me more...!